Jobs created in Broxburn as Scotmid announces new butcher partnership

A partnership between Scotmid Co-operative and family-run Scottish business Border Meats Limited is set to launch in Broxburn and provide the local community with a full-service butcher.

By Caitlyn Dewar
Thursday, 13th May 2021, 12:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th May 2021, 4:28 pm
Scotmid’s Broxburn store is located at 91-95 East Main Street, Broxburn, West Lothian, EH52 5EE.

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‘The Butchery Broxburn’ is due to open on May 24 within the Broxburn Scotmid shop.

The opening will create a number of full-time jobs in the area and Scotmid and Border Meats are encouraging applicants for a range of jobs, from shop assistant to master butcher, to come forward.

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Border Meats is a family-run, Scottish business that takes pride in its farm-to-fork butchery, with all beef, lamb and pork is sourced from its family-owned farms in Scotland.

At The Butchery Broxburn, locals can expect to find a range of products from dry aged steaks, sausages and burgers, to stir-frys where customers can select a preferred sauce and meat for their dish.

Kirsty George, local sourcing manager at Scotmid, said: “We are delighted to partner with Border Meats to provide an exceptional choice of quality meats to our customers in Broxburn.

“Demand for fresh, high quality meats has been growing and so this partnership fully supports our core purpose, which is to serve our communities and improve people’s everyday lives.”

John Carlisle, managing director at Border Meats, said: “We’re counting down the days to launching our new offering in Broxburn, and are recruiting for permanent roles as part of this.

“We’d encourage any individuals who are passionate about food and high-quality, locally sourced meats, to apply now.

For more information about the new roles, and to submit applications, please contact John Carlisle at [email protected].

The closing date is Friday 14 May.

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